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The Resource Adam Smith : what he thought, and why it matters, Jesse Norman

Adam Smith : what he thought, and why it matters, Jesse Norman

Label
Adam Smith : what he thought, and why it matters
Title
Adam Smith
Title remainder
what he thought, and why it matters
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Norman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Adam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential economist who ever lived. But what he really thought, and what the implications of his ideas are, remain fiercely contested. Was he an eloquent advocate of capitalism and the freedom of the individual? Or a prime mover of 'market fundamentalism' and an apologist for inequality and human selfishness? This book dispels the myths and caricatures and gives us Smith in the round
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Norman, Jesse
Dewey number
  • 192
  • 192
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, Adam
  • Economics
  • Capitalism
  • Philosophy
Target audience
specialized
Label
Adam Smith : what he thought, and why it matters, Jesse Norman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Illustrations on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780241328491
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 381 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241328491
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (colour)
Label
Adam Smith : what he thought, and why it matters, Jesse Norman
Publication
Note
Illustrations on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780241328491
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 381 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241328491
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (colour)

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